Home Respiratory Precautions for Patients with Potentially Infectious Tuberculosis

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Abstract:

This one-page handout provides caregivers with an information form to give patients who may have potentially infectious tuberculosis (TB). Patients can enter contact information about themselves, their local public health agency, and TB doctor. The document advises the person to avoid contact with babies and young children. It outlines ways to prevent spread of TB germs, including covering cough or sneeze, using a mask, not going to public places, and practicing Directly Observed Therapy (DOT). The document advises communicating about TB treatment with a doctor or public health nurse.

Author(s):
Minnesota Department of Health
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
6/1/2010
Record Last Updated:
4/28/2017

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